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Refinance from 1 of Big 4
We were very apprehensive from the start after being with one of the big 4 for many years...the whole process from start to finish was simple with the "On Track" app...we now have a great rate...if you are considering changing your home loan "JUST DO IT" and kick the big 4 to the Kerb..Thanks Loans.com.au..
Best End to End process
Being an online company, I had the best customer experience. It was easy, quick, hassle free and a seamless end to end process. Secondly, communication from Loans.com.Au was outstanding and with minimal documentation. I have been with many other banks earlier but have not seen such a great experience. Thank you to the entire team of Loan.com.Au
Very satisfied, pleasant and prompt service
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Terrible customer service and incorrect interest rate received
I haven't received the interest rate received I was promised which was 1.99% for all my loans. There was clearly a mistake on their part as I have 3 loans, all now with different interest rates, despite been offered 1.99% which is also detailed on their website. The loans have now settled and they have basically told me there is nothing that can be done. They have formally responded saying they have listened back to my call and 1.99% was never offered, despite when I initially raised my complaint the team member placed me on hold to listen back...top the call and acknowledged that I was offered the interest rate if 1.99% across all 3 loans and that they should be able to "sort it out". Very misleading company, its quite annoying that I have to resort to leaving a review like this to try and prompt them resolve the issue. If you don't give me the interest rate we agree which I'm sure you can easily do, I'm just going to transfer money I have elsewhere to completely fill my offset account so that you get no additional interest at all. You will actually be loosing money as you are holding the loan liability while not getting any interest at all. I have been dealing with [name removed]
Bad Experience: Incompetent & Fake Loan Specialist
I have discussed my credit history and the loan details with their so call loan specialist because I don't want any credit enquiry if any issue, she said everything is good to go. I have applied but declined, when I have asked for reason for decline, they are saying as per guidelines it is declined but not sharing any reason. My credit report is being ruin because of their incompetence. They charged for property valuation $220 that no other lender i.e NAB, CBA, ANZ etc is charging. They said will refund $220 but after one week, but why?
Possibly the worst retail experience
From start to almost finish - this has been one of the worst retail experiences I have endured. I have arranged three loans to be refinanced with this crew and the Apps and electronic support have failed (despite several calls to fix it), information requests (typically via the app) have been duplicated and even when messaged have not been removed (potentially slower settlement), the support member allocated to my deal simply doesn't listen. Conversations for Third Party access suddenly stopped. Generally expect different answers from staff m...embers (but occasionally you get a staff member whom you thinks know what they're doing). Staff generally poorly trained and electronic support if terrible. Don't get sucked into the low interest rates - you'll regret it. It has been a long, slow painful experience. After almost 4 weeks, still waiting to hear about an extra $1,200 charged at settlement for two of my three loans.
Simple non contact application
After having some issues with the big 4 banks (post Royal Commission) I went searching for someone who wanted to deal with us. Loans.com.au was a simple online process from start to finish. 14 days from start to settlement (we waited months for Suncorp only to be knocked back). Communication was good and obviously their staff know their product.
Will be looking to change over our investment property very shortly.
Unethical, unhelpful and purely organised.
I overpay my mortgage, never miss a payment, and have a large mortgage which is safe due to our professions being government. The application process was a joke - sorry but I would love to know how you people think the admin should be done. Literally took 5 times to get documents sorted - 24 hrs application was over a month - apparently, the software was doing it wrong and it took a team to fix it but only on my profile of our mortgage and not on my husband. Then the fiasco of the direct debit which they kept getting the account details wron...g which after 3 month of messing around we told them to stop trying - we sorted it by BPAY. No one year later when they have nothing to do they have brought out an interest rate 0.68% lower than my current rate and they are refusing to let existing customers move to a better rate. - Disgusting. They are also not a bank just some money lender in Queensland. If you want a cheap rate and have zero interaction then go ahead but anyone who expects more than a couple of figures on a page - which is all we want incidentally go elsewhere.
Very happy with customer service. The process to sign up was good being able supply documents online. A little more info regarding the refinancing transactions would have been good to know. Ie, more money then required was drawn to cover any unexpected fees. We then had a 2 week wait from our old lender to give us the purposely overpaid funds which then put straight back on the new mortgage. We understand that process now but would have been good to know that was going to happen ahead of time as at the time we thought it was an error of loans.c...om.au which cost us interest we didn’t anticipate on the additional funds. We have been with Loans.com.au for over a year and are very pleased to have calls answered promptly and answers to our questions quickly. Rates are extremely competitive despite not all rate cuts being passed on in full as happens with other financial institutions. After making the switch I have kept track of our old loan rates, has we not have changed we would be wasting $100 per week (yes per week) on interest. After a number of rate cuts on both the old loan and our current we are now approx $26 better off per week then had we of stayed with our old lender. Love having no account keeping fees and flexibility of redraw facility. The app is the easiest banking app I have used. Thanks loans.com.au for the savings and for having such wonderful staff to deal with. Highly recommended!
Doesn't look after existing customer
First it attracts you with low interest rate and after becoming customer,loan.com.au treat us like we are nothing. I call them everytime when reserve bank cut interest rate but Everytime I here I am getting best interest rate blah..blah..blah . I am normal person and do not understand other than interest rate. My intreset rate is 3.22 variable now and my friend who went with other bank same time when both bank have same interest rate ,her interest rate is 2.69 variable only. What a shame..
Bad customer experience, higher rates for existing customers
Avoid these guys, plenty of other lenders
Good 5 years ago, but do not communicate rate changes clearly, would not rectify their mistakes.Worst they have higher rates for existing customers now.
Its a fantastic rate, great customer service and was so easy to refinance on my own
this was the easiest refinance I have done with a lot of support when needed and has the best rate around, I tried a mortgage broker and he couldn't beat this rate and the process of doing the refinance on my own was easier and quicker than the broker
Competitive rate and good service
They have offered a competitive rate but the inspection changed didn't waivedoff.
No unexpected costs. Apllication process was easy and interactive with nice tool called ontrack.
Even we can directly call the case officer.
Overall experience was good.
Avoid - after almost 5 years with loans.com.au They do not give you the service you deserve!
Initially, they were great, easy process, great rate. Within a very short time the rate was increased multiple times (RBA did not raise) claiming borrowing costs overseas impacted the business, no choice but to raise interest rate. The rate went from competitive to higher than major banks. Customer service is terrible, for an online bank, they do not make it easy for customers to contact. If you email/message them through the online portal, they reply you have to call them. When you call, you are then placed on hold for over half hour wait...ing to speak to a customer service rep - this happened on multiple occasions. If you have a query in relation to any pending transactions on your savings/cheque account, they are no help at all. They give you a stock standard reply to contact the merchant, they cannot help but don't worry, if the transaction hasn't become "financial" within 30 days, it will automatically expire! Bad luck if it's a significant amount and you cannot contact the merchant, you literally have to wait 30 days to access your OWN money!! I would never deal with an online bank again, happy we have now refinanced with the Bank Of Melbourne - at least I can walk into a branch and have any queries/concerns dealt with in a professional manner. Would not recommend loans.com.au
Re-financing process went very smooth and received a great rate and service. Their online tool, onTrack, works very well to inform customers of the application progress and to download and upload documents at your own time and be able to access them easily at one location at any time later.
Questions & Answers
Thank you @CeeJay for your review. I wish I had seen this sooner as I am facing the same delays and issues with my home loan application. I’m not confident they will come through even though My case is simple and straightforward with all docs submitted. Definitely should avoid loans.com.au!
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Hi, I currently have a home loan with a credit union in Sth Australia. I have approx $190,000 still owing (with $70,000 in a re-draw account). Without the re-draw, the amount owing would be $260,000. My current interest rate is 2.99%. I saw your advertised rate of 1.99% and wondered if I could re-finance my Home Loan with your company instead? There are no exit fees with my current loan. What would the set up fees be to do this please? Thanks, Anna
Go on web site no set up fees UBank is offering a better rate of fixed 1.75%
When will we find out about rate cuts? I must add I’ll be very disappointed if it isn’t passed on and passed on in full.
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